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- Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99
Set in a social backdrop of recovery from two world wars, Margaret Drinkall's Rotherham Murders concentrates on killings that took place in and around the town during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. Most of her cases have not been written about in recent years, but are now investigated and told by a modern crime historian. Read... more...
- Wharncliffe 2004; US$ 8.99
Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Coventry takes the reader on a sinister journey from medieval times to the twentieth century, meeting villains, cut-throats, traitors, witches, martyrs and suicidal lovers along the way. David McGrory records crime and punishment in the city in all its shocking variety. Among the many awful episodes he recalls are... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11
Over the past decade some £3 trillion - equivalent to £50,000 for every person in Britain - has been taken from us by the ruling elites. Half was wasted in a splurge of poorly-managed public spending in the 'boom', while the other half evaporated in the 'bust' - siphoned off by city bonuses, vaporised by a collapse in pension savings and extorted... more...
- Hybrid Publishers 2013; US$ 9.99
Sin City, 1970s. Crooked cops take the cream off the top of crime profits. Judges frequent illegal gambling dens. The winners of races are known before the horses have run. Heroin floods the streets, And the fight for the control of the trade sees men being gunned down left and right. This is the world of George Freeman. Often portrayed as a charming... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
As the world?s second largest economy, China has made great progress in developing criminology. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology aims to be a key reference point to summarize the large body of literature in both Chinese and English about various aspects of crime and its control in China for international scholars with an interest... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 28.30
Hauptbeschreibung It is widely acknowledged that family factors have a decisive impact on children's opportunities in life. Following its landslide victory in 1997, New Labour initiated Sure Start, a cross-departmental programme intended to combat child poverty and social inequality by providing comprehensive family-centred services to children in... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839, when the force was first established after general recognistion that London was not being policed effectively, and the Second World War. During this time the City Police were involved in a succession of major cases, from the attempted assassination of the Rothschilds... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Criminal Liverpool is an entertaining and informative round-up of some of the strangest, most bloodthirsty, despicable and comical crimes that took place in and around Liverpool from the Victorian era up to the mid-twentieth century. Daniel Longman's painstaking research has uncovered many cases that have been long forgotten, and sheds new light on... more...
- Gryphon House 2013; US$ 16.99
This educational resource provides the identifiers that every adult needs to know in order to intervene in neglectful situations, while also teaching them how to create a safe, nurturing, and protective environment for young children. From defining the different types and levels of severity of neglect to establishing suspicion and reporting neglectful... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 95.00
A comparative international volume on child protection, looking at the culture of child welfare and protection across a broad range of countries. This book evaluates policies and structures already in place, and suggests useful guidelines for good practice for professionals working with children from international communities at risk of harm. more...